Moderator: Snaga. It was on a Wikipedia page titled “Intrusive Thoughts.” The entry said that most people had terrifying thoughts, but that some fixated on them. 3 posts • Page 1 of 1. OCD and guilt – understanding why you feel that you’ve done wrong. Just for some background info, I’ve struggled with ocd since I was 13 and have been ever since. Real Event, Guilt, Intrusive Thoughts *TW* by Alpha_Beta » Wed May 18, 2016 1:24 pm *Trigger Warning* This'll probably sound very weird & disturbing, also sorry for the length. But maybe I'm just using that as an excuse. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder message board, open discussion, and online support group. I’m just very confused as to whether the level of guilt is created by real event ocd. You can call it “hOCD,” “rOCD,” “scrupulosity OCD,” “pOCD, “ and, yes, “real-event OCD… I just wanted to come somewhere and confess everything because I want to show everyone that this is what your impure thoughts will do to you. I've posted these things on forums that deal with subjects like OCD or Anxiety and the people on there think that I have "Real Event" OCD. Source: http://www.ocdspecialists.com/real-event-ocd/ On a side note, www.ocdspecialists.com is a great resource for learning about OCD! The good news, however, is the treatment is the same no matter what type of OCD you have. Even when a real event is the trigger for OCD rumination, the actions—compulsions—taken to deal with the thoughts about a true or imagined occurrence are the problem, not the thoughts about it or its potential consequences. NoTrevelyan1995 … Check them out! Many people with OCD experience extreme guilt. What you need to realize if you are dealing with this kind of OCD (generally referred to as Real Event OCD), is that no one is perfect. And then, after years, I finally found one. Forum rules. But I feel like I need punishment and like I don’t deserve a second chance at being a good person. I’ve noticed some compulsions: reassurance seeking: what I’m doing right now and seeking out support from my counsellor and therapist Certain symptoms can trigger this feeling, such as having sexual or violent thoughts or believing that you are responsible for causing harm to others. I’ve been recently struggling with something that’s been weighing me down extremely lately and I don’t know what to do. There are so many variations of OCD: hit-and-run OCD, harm OCD, and real event OCD, to name a few. Particularly those who have a lesser-known form of OCD called Primarily Obsessional Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. I'll DM you giving you insight, but if you want to read about all of the things I've been feeling guilt about just visit the "Remorse" and "OCD" sections anytime. OCD often changes its focus from one theme to another but all its many manifestations share a common underlying cognitive feature: intolerance of uncertainty. Hey Reddit. OCD and guilt from real event.